Tag: law enforcement

Two Italians Arrested On Suspicion Of Distributing EyePyramid Malware

A lot of hacking incidents around the world go by without ever knowing which vulnerability was abused by cyber criminals. EyePyramid, a notorious type of malware, has been allegedly used in high-profile Italian hacks. More importantly, two people have been arrested for attacking private and public Italian citizens, including high-profile members of society. Over 87 GB of sensitive information has been obtained through EyePyramid, making it a very successful malware type. …
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Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police Favors Enforcable Decryption Laws

The topic of privacy and encryption is still being kicked around by government officials these days. Notably the Canadian Association of Chiefs of Police is for forcing users to decrypt their communication and devices. The CACP voted to support legal changes which would permit judges to “compel encryption key holders” to reveal it to law enforcement. Encryption Does Not Make It Harder To Solve Crime It is not the first, …
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Regulators Start To See Bitcoin As “Prosecution Futures”

Regulators have mixed feelings towards Bitcoins, a trend that most people have noticed over the past few years. At the same time, there is a growing number of officials who see Bitcoin and blockchain as “prosecution futures”, due to the technology making it easy to track funds. Whereas many people associate cryptocurrency with criminal activity, the opposite is becoming more apparent every week. Law Enforcement Can Benefit From Bitcoin Technology …
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Revamped xDedic Darknet Marketplace Now Has A Membership Fee

Darknet markets come and go at regular intervals, but xDedic is one of the few who came back with some bang. After going down quite some time ago, no one expected xDedic to come back. Lo and behold, the marketplace is accessible once again, assuming users want to pay a US$50 enrollment. xDedic Has Come Back From The Dead Users of the xDedic darknet marketplace were quite surprised when the …
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